The Magazine

Here you will find the magazines in one place for you to enjoy.
All our issues are interactive, which means when the pointer changes to a little hand so you can click on the links to buy/find out more about sewing patterns and other products


The Pattern Pages Issue 10

Issue 10 August 2019

The edit - How to introduce modern suiting into your wardrobe

Meet the maker - We chat to patternmaker Gabriela Longfish from Chalk and Notch AND catch up with Helen Wilkinson from Helen's Closet

Sew the Look - Make a statement with gorgeous silk garments

Technical Talk - The whys and wherefores of French seams, how to dazzle with darts AND how to make the inside of your garment as good as the outside!

PLUS…. Why extended pattern sizing is important for today's sewing community. ALSO how to achieve the popular trend, colour blocking. Five products you have to have in your sewing room. Mary Quant at V&A Museum.


Back Issues

The Pattern Pages Digital Sewing Magazine Issue 9

ISSUE 9 MAY - SUMMER 2019

Bumper issue to celebrate the 2nd birthday of The Pattern Pages

The edit -  Sewing patterns to channel the vintage vacay vibe!
Makers in the spotlight - Find out about new pattern designer on the block, Our Lady of Leisure and French pattern label dp studio
Sew the Look - Our pick of the best patterns for the guys
Technical Talk - It’s prom and maxi dress season, Barbara Pritchard explains how to perfect a narrow hem, and we share our tips on sewing a ruffle sleeve
PLUS….
How to make a statement with African fabrics
10 minutes with Julia Claridge from Bobbins & Buttons

Issue 8 - The Pattern Pages

ISSUE 8 SPRING 2019

The edit - We pick our favourite patterns to make the hottest trends this season
We heart ‘fringed benefits’ - How to make this trendy embellishment, the decoration of your choice
Sew the look - The fitted blazer and how to wear checks and plaids
Makers in the spotlight - We chat to Marcy Harriell from the blog, Oonaballona
Blue rinse luxury- The beloved hippie print is back and has gone upmarket
60-minute make - Refashion a blanket into a poncho with this season’s cowlneck
Plus… 10 minutes with McCall’s designer Nikki Brooks-Revis

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ISSUE 7 WINTER 2018

The edit - Bring your handmade wardrobe up-to-date with this season’s trends
We heart ‘animal print’ - How to add it to your outfit without going overboard!
Gift shop - 6 gift ideas that won’t break the bank
Makers in the spotlight - We talk to Selkie Patterns about its new ethical sewing pattern brand
Choosing & using interfacing - Alison Smith explains all you need to know..
Sewing with knits - Coralie Grillet shares her 5 top tools and advice for working with stretch fabrics
Plus… 6 easy-to-sew patterns designed for knits.

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ISSUE 6 AUTUMN 2018

The edit -  4 quick and easy styles to update your wardrobe in a matter of hours
Makers in the spotlight - Find our what inspires Coralie Grillet from Wearologie and Rosy Pena of Rosy Pena Designs
Sew the Look - The cropped trousers is this seasons wardrobe staple and classic styling is back but has been reinvented
Technical Talk - Transparent fabrics are trending but how do you add it to your wardrobe?
Plus... Make a pretty brooch from your fabric scraps with this quick make from Art Gallery Fabrics and check out who won Sew your style 2018 and more...

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ISSUE 5 SUMMER 2018

The edit -  Six styles you'll want to sew this season!
Makers in the spotlight - We chat to two fairly new sewing pattern companies – My
Handmade Wardrobe from the UK and DG Patterns from Canada.
Sew the Look - We talk patterns for curvier figures and the latest longer length dresses.
Technical Talk - Emerald Erin shares her tips on making essential underwear and Jenny Rushmore gives tips on selecting a curvier sewing pattern.
Plus interviews..... with Couture embroiderer Chloe Savage, fashion designer Iskren Saveliev and fabric explorer, Dolap James from Urbanstax

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ISSUE 4 SPRING 2018

The Edit - Love those layers - perfect for getting ready for warmer times!
Makers in the spotlight - We chat to Megan Nielsen at Megan Neilsen Patterns,   Lucy Sinnot from Trend Patterns and spend 10 mins with Sarah Norwood from Ohhh Lulu
Sew the Look - We talk activewear and wearing styles from the past
Technical Talk - Mimi G shares her tips of sewing activewear, Simon King discusses how to print patterns, Ann Grose talks techniques for perfecting shirring and Kim Collins gives up her tips for working with vintage fabrics

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ISSUE 3 WINTER 2017

Winter Edit - The best outerwear sewing patterns to up your game this cold spell
T'is the season to sparkle - Lots of quirky silver accessories
Makers in the spotlight - Marie-Emilienne is the lovely lady behind I AM
Working with winter fabrics - Couture dressmaker Jane White lays out her top tips for winter fabrics
Designers in the spotlight - Amy Sinbaldi, designer behind Art Gallery Fabrics first festive fabric collection Little Town
60-minute make - Quick and easy hod-it all tote bag

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ISSUE 2 AUTUMN 2017

Delve into denim  -  Kim Collins shares her tips on sewing with this working class fabric
Makers in the spotlight - We catch up with the lovely ladies behind the pattern company, Named and Caroline Smith from Sew La Di Da Vintage
Machine TLC  - 7 tips to make your machine sew like a dream!
Fringed top  - Customise a plain blouse with a gorgeous fringed trim
Beautiful seamwork - Jules Fallon shares her tips on how to create stunning seams
10 minutes with… Abi Dyson, Simplicity’s Vintage Ambassador
Behind the seams - Debbie Shore tackles the invisible zip

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ISSUE 1 SUMMER 2017

Embrace embroidery  - How to tap into the embroidered trend
Take one classic white shirt  - Embroidery, see how it’s done by Janome professionals
Maker’s in the spotlight - Peggy Mead, the designer behind Sew House Seven and Ann Gorse from Designer Stitch
Couture sewing tips  - Elevate your sewing skills with Kim Collins
Sew the look – cold shoulder
60-minute make - Quick and quirky city clutch
10 minutes with… Ana Valls from CocoWawa Crafts


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